CALL FOR ABSTRACTS FOR FREE PAPERS AND APPLICATIONS FOR

PRAMOD RANATUNGA RESEARCH AWARD 2022

The Sri Lanka College of Cardiology

Invites submissions for free papers and applications for Dr. Pramod Viswabandhu Ranathunga Research Award – to be presented during the

22nd Annual Academic Sessions of the SLCC to be held in November 2022

These should be based on original work by the author related to the field of cardiovascular medicine

Submissions for free papers

The mode of presentation will be either as an oral presentation or as a poster presentation (Please indicate your preference in the application

Closing date: Friday, 30th September 2022, 4.00 pm

Please note that submissions should be emailed to [email protected] on or before the closing date using below submission formfreepaper-submission-form.docx

  • The submissions will be reviewed and selected by the academic committee of the conference.
  • Title and abstract will be published in the conference book as given.
  • A maximum of five authors shall be allowed for a given entry. Naming style will be as per NIH (PUBMED) format.
  • A single color / black and white image can be published alongside the abstract. Max size 10 x 10 cm, 300 dpi resolution. (Please email the file along with the submission form). The academic committee reserves the right to decide on publishing the image.
  • For free papers, a time slot of 6 minutes will be allocated for presentation and will follow with 2 – 3 minutes of Questions and Answers. (The exact time and venue will be notified later). Alternatively, due to the current pandemic / economic situation, this could be a virtual presentation -Specifications will be given in due course.
  • For posters, there will be a designated time and venue for poster display. First author is expected to be available for Q & A during this period. The abstract will be published in the conference book.
  • Presentations must be in Microsoft PowerPoint format and must be handed over to the SLCC office and be forwarded to our media team at least 48 Hrs prior to the presentation.
  • Poster size is 36 x 48 inches and the authors are responsible for printing and transportation. The conference will only provide display space. (We do not need to see the poster in advance). Alternatively, due to the current pandemic / economic situation, this could be a virtual/ E poster – Specifications will be given in due course.
  • Authors assume copyright of their material, but the SLCC assumes a non -exclusive right to reproduce these materials in an academic context. (e.g., conference book, website archive)
  • The decision of the academic committee regarding the submission shall be final and will be emailed to the first author.
  • Preference will be given to those who have already got ethical approval, where applicable.

Dr. Pramod Viswabandhu Ranatunga Memorial Research Award

Please note that submissions should be emailed to [email protected] on or before the closing date. Kindly state “Submission for Memorial Research Award” in your email subject.

Closing date: Friday, 30th September 2022, 4.00 pm

  • Three printed copies of the abstract as well as full paper along with a soft copy (MS Word) should be submitted on or before the closing date (Abstracts only will not be considered). The printed copes can be dropped off at the SLCC office or posted to our address below.
  • The selected submission will be published in the conference book and will receive the research award at the Annual Sessions 2022, which includes a cash award of Rs. 100,000/- (Rupees One Hundred Thousand) and a medal of recognition.
  • The awardee should make an electronic (PowerPoint) presentation of his / her research topic at the Conference
  • Final decision regarding the award will be made by the council of the SLCC on the recommendation of the review panel

All correspondence / queries to be addressed to the editor of SLCC

Email : [email protected]

Postal address:

Editor,
Sri Lanka College of Cardiology
No.06, Wijerama Mawatha,
Colombo 07,
Sri Lanka.

Office Tel: +94112699684